What Are Yoga Asanas And Their Benefits To Your Body And Mind

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Anyone wanting to do Yoga must understand what are "asanas". The word "asana" comes from the Sanskrit word "aas" which means existence. The first is taking position, the second is the position itself (that is the posture) and the third is the release of the position. All these three positions must flow seamlessly into each Read More »

Deep Progressive Muscular And Mental Relaxation

Before you begin: Your relaxation will be interrupted if you are constantly looking at a printout of this page to see what to do next. This exercise will be most successful if you have someone read this to you in a slow and quiet way. OR read these instructions into a tape recorder and play Read More »

Learn. Unlearn. Relearn. Repeat. Never Stop Learning!

I am a strong believer in life-long learning No matter how proficient one may feel in a subject matter or skill set, I believe that there is always more to learn. We can learn from different perspectives, delve deeper into hidden meanings, break skills down to their simplest form and analyze those components, consider opposing Read More »

Movement: A Way Of Life

Movement: A Way Of Life

I can hear it now...Movement as a way of life, huh? Well, of course! We move every day! But, it is so much more than that. Teaching group fitness classes and training clients aren't just "jobs", and dance isn't simply a "hobby." I LOVE doing these things. There is something ingrained in my DNA that Read More »